Hyundai Blue Link celebrates its fifth anniversary

(June 30, 2016) FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. —  Hyundai Blue Link has handled more than 90,000,000 requests from customers since it launched just five years ago, with interactions increasing every year. In addition, subscribers remote started their Hyundai’s more than 22 million times and remotely locked the doors more than 2.5 million times.

Hyundai’s cloud-based Blue Link platform allows features like remote start and service information to be quickly accessed through devices such as smartwatches and smartphones. From inside the car, Blue Link can search for destinations, schedule service and call for emergency assistance after a collision.

“In 2011, Hyundai made a bold statement by launching Blue Link with a comprehensive set of connected vehicle services,” said Barry Ratzlaff, executive director, customer connect and service business development, Hyundai Motor America.

“Over the last 5 years, we listened to our customers and made things even better by refining our operation, adding innovative features like smartwatch connectivity and more robust integration with Hyundai dealers. As we look forward, it is clear connectivity will continue to grow and will enable fantastic new ways to support mobility. Hyundai will be among the leaders in multi-channel connected services to deliver a competitive advantage in world-class car care and owner satisfaction.”